A taxonomic reappraisal of the South American genus Holocalyx (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae)

@article{Mansano2009ATR,
  title={A taxonomic reappraisal of the South American genus Holocalyx (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae)},
  author={V. Mansano and Marcelo Vianna Filho},
  journal={Brittonia},
  year={2009},
  volume={62},
  pages={110-115}
}
  • V. Mansano, Marcelo Vianna Filho
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Brittonia
  • The tree genus Holocalyx (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) is distributed in southern South America and inhabits moist forests or gallery forests of the Cerrado. It is poorly studied taxonomically in spite of its economic importance as material for tool handles, rustic furniture, and fuel wood. Holocalyx is characterized by flowers with a nearly truncate calyx, an actinomorphic corolla of five petals, an androecium of ten stamens, and a stipitate gynoecium positioned centrally within the flower… CONTINUE READING
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